A humbug is a person or object that behaves in a deceptive or dishonest way,
often as a hoax ... The Norse word hum mentioned, or hume, actually means '
dark air' in Old Norwegian. From the o...
Humbug definition, something intended to delude or deceive. See more. ... In a
narrow sense of the word he is a “humbug:” in the larger acceptation he is not.
Define humbug: language or behavior that is false or meant to deceive ... Simple
Definition of humbug .... diaspora From the Greek word meaning "to scatter".
bah humbug definition: The definition of bah humbug is an expression used to
reject ... LINK / CITE ADD TO WORD LIST ... How would you define bah humbug?
Dec 20, 2012 ... And when one of those Scrooges says "Bah Humbug! ... flatter, trick, cajole, and “
bug,” bogey, spectre, the word thus meaning a false alarm.
Either way, it's verbal garbage and inspires people to mutter "Bah! Humbug!" —
just like Scrooge ... a message that seems to convey no meaning ... Word Family.
Meaning, pronunciation and example sentences, English to English ... Definition
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Jan 26, 2012 ... So I was wondering if anyone knew how a word that used to mean what is ... The
use of the word humbug for a stripy peppermint-flavoured boiled ... Probability of
a single real-life future event: What does it mean when they ...
Dec 9, 2008 ... I would like to ask what "bah" means, how you pronounce "Bah, humbug", ... "
Humbug" is an old slang (or "cant") word from the 18th century, ...
41 There is a word very much in vogue with the people of taste and fashion,
which though it has not even the 'penumbra' of a meaning, yet ...